Several Alamedans took part in the 123rd Boston Marathon Monday, April 15.
Seven Alameda residents traveled to the East Coast to take part in prestigious long-distance race. Connie Shieh finished the 26.2-mile race with a time of 3:12:11. The 31-year-old hit the halfway mark at 1:31:12. She finished 4,777th overall and 464th in the women’s 18- to 39-year-old division.
Susan Logan won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club April Ham Shoot event last Thursday, April 4, with a net 66.
Logan beat Jamie Totsubo-Hamano in a tiebreaker to win the tournament. The match was played in Ham Shoot format. The Ham Shoot is a special tournament where no one knows who has won until all the scoring is done and the winner is announced. After all the scorecards are completed, the committee chooses to discard the scores from multiple holes.
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) Pilots baseball team overcame their opponents’ hitting prowess to take down the Bentley School of Oakland Phoenix, 3-1, last Thursday, April 4, at the Navy Base Field at Alameda Point.
The contest between the Pilots and the Phoenix proved that quality hitting is more important than quantity. The Phoenix accumulated 10 hits in the game, but could only produce one run. On the other hand the Pilots had just four hits, but turned them into three runs to win the Bay County-East League game.
Two players sit atop the leaderboard at the halfway mark of the 92nd Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament at Corica Park.
Jason Anthony and Daniel Robertson lead in the longest running Alameda golf tournament after two rounds of play with matching two-under-par 142s. Anthony, a Fresno State alum, shot one-under par 71s in round one on April 6, and round two on April 7. Robertson posted a three-under 69 in round one, but took a step back in round two with a one-over-par 73. Robertson was the only golfer to shoot below a 70 in round one when he shot his three-under 69.
St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) senior Emily Perez finished 14th in the women’s 1,600-meter race with a time of 5:06.84 at the Stanford Invitational on Saturday, March 30. Encinal High School (EHS) senior Shelby Nelson finished 25th in the same race. She completed the distance in 5:21.81. Twenty-six athletes competed in the race.